Hill Country

410 Seventh St., NW
Washington, DC 20004


Neighborhood: Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Cuisines: Southern, American, Barbecue

Opening Hours:
Sunday through Thursday 11:30 AM to 10 PM, bar stays open til 1 AM; Friday and Saturday 11:30 AM to 11 PM, bar stays open til 2 AM.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Nearby Metro Stops: Gallery Place-Chinatown, Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter

Price Range: Moderate

Dress: Informal

Noise Level: Chatty

Reservations: Recommended


Best Dishes:
“Moist” brisket; Kreuz sausage; smoked chicken; cucumber salad; collard greens; sweet-potato purée; corn pudding; peanut-butter-and-jelly cupcake; red-velvet cake.

Price Details:
Meats $5.75 to $29 a pound; eight-ounce sides $3.25 to $5, 16-ounce $6 to $9.50, 32-ounce $11 to $18.

Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Valet Parking Available, Delivery, Party Space, Outdoor Seating, Good for Groups

Scene: Food Specials

Happy Hour Details:
Daily 3 PM to 7 PM, $3 PBR, $5 well drinks, $5 margaritas, $20 margarita pitchers.

Happy Hour Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

New & Noteworthy: Hill Country

Bethesda native Marc Glosserman looked to the famed Kreuz Market in Lockhart, Texas, to inspire the spice-rubbed, oak-smoked meat he serves at his original Manhattan location. The same brisket and ribs are sold by the pound at his 300-seater in Penn Quarter.

This article appears in the April 2011 issue of The Washingtonian.